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this weekend. the fans are just geeked. coming up at 5:45 we'll take a look at how local businesses are benefiting from the great season the ark's and giants have had. >>> to avoid gridlock people are being urged to take public transportation. alex savidge is in oakland as local transit agencies are gearing up for the this weekend. alex. >> bart spokesman told me they are preparing for a record breaking weekend in terms of ridership as people head out to the baseball games, the big concerts, or boat races. bart is prepared they say for those big crowds. just a few hours later on this morning they will be adding extra cars and in anticipation of all the events over the weekend, bart will be putting every available train car into service. that is around 600 of them. they will even be offering a dozen special event trains all timed to coincide with certain large events. extra station agents will also be on hand along with extra bart police officers. >> this is an all hands on deck event for bart to use a fleet week expression. we'll have more train cars out there. we'll have more stati
,000 signatures to the officials of the local boy scout council. >> the support i'm getting is nothing like i have ever had before. 400,000 signatures is just like not even dreamable. >> the boycotts say ryan quote does not meet scouting membership standard on sexual orientation. >>> san francisco's board of supervisors is expected to approve a law that would give you the public more information about bedbugs. now if it passes, pest control companies would be required to provide monthly reports on where they found bedbugs. it would also require landlords to give tenants a two year record about bedbug reports. bedbugs can cause redness, itching, and swelling when they bite you. >>> it is the end of a journalisticker rash. starting next year you will only be able to read news week magazine online. they will stop printing the magazine at the end of this year. it has been hard hit by dropping sales and print advertisement environment. the online version will be by paid subscription. ktvu ipad app is ready for you to down load right now. you can watch all of our newscasts live for free. plus drive time
to a local hospital. >> we have injured occupants and we don't know if it was more at this time and we don't know if it was an exchange of gunfire or if it was directed at the charger. >> investigators don't have a description of the other car. this was about 3:30 in the afternoon. now we know police were viewing victims last night. they are looking for an update on their condition but have not heard back yet, jeanine della vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> it happened saturday morning in potter valley. family members identified the victims as an elderly man and his developmentally disabled son. a few children were rescued by neighbors and by standers. >>> deborah is accused of stealing drugs. she stole cocaine from the lab in 2009. now she denies it and the allegations triggered an investigation and they threw out hundreds of cases based on that case. if convicted she could be sentenced to four years in prison. >>> president barack obama may already have the electoral votes needed to win a second term. 270 are required to win the presidency. if the election was held today, president b
. they are finding out local and international concerns about the site. it is the 6th popular and especially those who want to give more to technical savvy customers. >>> they are looking at the books and at the same time richard schultz is looking to see if they buy out the company. he owns 20% of best by and no discs are -- decisions are likely to be made. this is the crime fighting oakland needs, a new tool they will get in their hands and it helps make the community safer. plus, it looks like a military invasion. the reason even a hoover craft will be invading today. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. . >>> good morning, temperatures
. they stand to gain five points over the next three years. and local officials tried to put some of that money towards schools. an agreement was reached in all and it has not been signed so the deal was deny the and we will ask the state to overturn the decision and it will not happen until sometime next year. life in collar -- santa clara. >>> thousands will be flocking to the big victory parade. they spent the day cleaning up after the giants egiants won the world very rice and city officials had this message for fans. >> it is important that we celebrate responsively. vandalizing is not the way to celebrate and we are holding it and muni says that bus recently had a $300,000 makeover and now they will have to pay for repairs. it came through the san francisco chronicle and you can see a barricade smashes the front of immune any bus. they were dented by people who climbed on top of them. >>> the giants and the world series trophy is back home this morning. that was certainly the place to be after they arrived, world series, pablo sandoval with the publicity to show off to the crowd. now befo
local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... because it makes our children #1. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> welcome back. time now 5:22. the 15-year-old pakistan any girl who was shot in the head by taliban because she spoke out about the right to an education. she is now reunited with her family. the family of teenager malala flew to britain yesterday to be with her. you see the pictures. she arrived ten days ago in britain after her condi
normally get on a given weekend. the cash is welcome and a big boost for the local economy. >> this is our busiest weekend of the year. definitely our season finale into the end of summer. >> some are calling this the busiest weekend in san francisco history. they brought major congestion and had a lot of people leaving their cars at home. coming up we'll tell you which public transportation agency is celebrating a big boost in the number of riders. >>> dish network and the ginett corporation have expanded contract talks. they have not been able to agree on new fees. so far no viewers have been effected and neither company is commenting on the >>> he will ascend to the stray tice fear in a balloon harnessed cable. he hopes to break two records first free falling the farthest ever at 117,000 feet and falling the fastest eventually breaking the sound barrier. good luck. >> wow. >>> 5:24 is the time. sal how can you top that? >> i'm not going to try. we are just going to keep our feet on the ground. let's take a look at what we have now if you are driving on the freeways starting in san jose.
those women to the shooting. as far as the victim, police say she's at a local hospital suffering from non-life threatening injuries. you can see still quite a mess of shattered glass here at office max. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we're also tracking developing news out of san francisco where a manhunt is under way to find two suspects who fired shots at an scene. police located the suspect vehicle and detained one person. police still looking for two additional suspects. officers say the suspects fired on an undercover sergeant on 101 early this morning. the officer was not hurt. >>> turning now to the world series giants fans gearing up for game two after last night's big 8-3 victory over the tigers. claudine wong is at at&t park now where pablo sandoval made history hitting 3 home runs. >> reporter: good morning, we're out here on the field at the at&t park. we can. look at this view. how could you not want to be out here. if you want to know where pablo sandoval balls went, right there. we are inside really just taking it in and actua
from san francisco, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> local workers busy printing the t-shirts to commemorate the big win. this shop in union city made officially licensed national league championship t-shirts all night. they are the same shirts that the players were wearing after they won. the shirts will be sold at sports basement, jcpenney and sports authority. the giants' official apparel company graphic sports ware of san francisco -- sports wear of san francisco will also begin printing gear. >>> fans hoping to buy giants world series tickets are turning to online brokers. advanced tickets, they are already sold out. about 8500 tickets are available, though, on stub hub for games one and two. the cost between $400 for standing room only to more than $44,000. more seats up for grabs on craigslist. spots behind me plate, they are going for about $2000. >>> san francisco police are busy and saying they are prepared for the world series. we caught up with police chief greg sur. i was working -- he was working at last night's game. >> we've had huge celebratory clouds.
on the coast but it is moving locally in and it's charging so there is a big temperature drop for everybody. the west winds means 50s and 60s and most locations are staying cloudy and with that out of the southwest out of travis it looks like a very cool pattern. a low will play right into our weather and it is heading towards us and it will not get here until sunday or monday. solid fog bank and the good news, it is lifting. we have gone from the 100s on tuesday and there will be a lot of 70s. way inland, those temperatures are coming down, 60s and 70s for most. pleasanton 78, oakland 68 antioch will go 82. los gatos, 68 santa cruz after 101 just two days ago. san mateo coast, much of the coast low-to-mid 70s on the coast. cooling continues friday, i think we level off and that will chew up the fog on the coast but there will be partly cloudy skies inland. >>> most of the stock markets are up but european bank will keep interest rates where they are. japanese auto makers reported stronger than expected sales. that helped to boost the numbers and it came in at almost 1%. futures all indicat
to a local hospital and he is expected to be okay. >>> president barack obama is in san francisco this morning after his appearances at three area campaign fundraisers. allie rasmus is outside the president's hotel with the president's message to his enthusiastic support -- enthusiastic supporters. >> reporter: first of all, areas closed off to vehicle traffic, in front of the hotel continental that is shut down and so is 5th street to mission and folsom street all the way to the right. this is all because of the president's stay here and this is his 12th visit and he stayed overnight at the continental hotel. he stayed here and the technical round table is where people paid $40,000 a ticket. donors paid 20,000 a ticket and at that speech, told them to maintain their enthusiasm for him and he told them quote they needed to remain obsessive if they were going to win. they had more than 6 million people lined up for hours to listen to that speech. in that speech, the president references his debate with mitt romney and he had a lack luster performance and here is how he referred to
with several store fronts and underground parking. they say it will increase traffic and hurt local businesses. >>> remember the giant eye ball found on the beach. the softball sized eye was found thursday while walking on the beach. based on the size and structure, it is most likely from a swordfish. they say it looks like the fisherman cut the eye out and threw it back into the ocean. the other theory is, it was from a giant squid. so scary, just in time for halloween. >>> we told you about it last time but we are finding out more about it. we have the injury crash and they are sending paramedic teams. we just found out chp on the scene wants to issue a significant alert for this -- sig alert for this crash so just be careful. it is early enough and the side was roads are -- roads are not that bad. >>> fog was very thick yesterday and today not as much and today there is a little more of a breeze which prevents the fog from form willing. we will have more on that in about so minutes. >>> 5:36 we are tracking the search for a plane which took off from half-moon bay and never reached its desti
will be required to dial 1 plus the air code for all local calls. people dialing 7 digit will get on to 880. >> yes, sir, dave, pam, i am doing well and we are happy to say, on a wednesday, kind of like the weather starting off mild, no major problems on interstate 880, the road work is there, that was incorrect for me to say, the word none is there. matt matt bridge. and this morning's commute continues to look good, 5:49 let's go to steve. >>> thank you, partly cloudy skies, mostly showers in the area, 72 degrees at game time and we are focusing on to st. louis and most of them look to be driving to the north. it will be dusty and sunshine and warm 80s, warm to hot here, we have a fire danger and that takes us out to vacaville and valley stockton as well. northwest 23 in sack tow. having aville. 70 degrees and if it does it will blast passed the core casted highs. but we are a lot cooler than yesterday, that is for sure, air mass is dry and we will allow that temperature to settle in. everything is going up over the ridge of help and however our forecast model says, big changes, our first one fro
of more than 9,000 blood and plate late donations. besides trying to recruit people locally they have sent seven people to the bay area and they are sending them as part of the relief effort. they have provided food for victims. there are red cross workers on standby here and they are encouraging people to donate blood and all types are needed especially o positive, a negative and b-negative. the doors are open here at the silicone valley drive and the blood drive goes on, jeanine della vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> you can get more information on what you can do to help out. >>> right now it is 5:08 and we want to talk to sal about traffic this morning. it is definitely going to be busy getting in and out today. >> we just got a text from bart about san francisco and we want to get out on the trains early and if you are just a regular computer we will be dealing with extra trains and we want to plan. when you do get to the toll plaza, it is not particularly crowded and if you do get to san francisco t- should not be too much of a problem but traffic still looks good driving into th
major damage at a local strip mall. we have exclusive video. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> welcome back to ktvu channel 2 morning news i'm mike mibach. dave clark has the morning off. >> i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. time now is 5:30. steve paulson is here. i definitely saw flashes in the sky last night. or early this morning. >> there were some. >> we are talking about lightning here? >> yes. let's hope that is it. from lake county last night and also toward mountain view and southern end of the peninsula and some of that could happen again tod
. cool with local drizzle or light rain. saturday and sunday looks like morning fog but mostly sunny and warmer. next week looks like warmer weather. mid to upper 80s well inland. at least that's what our forecast models are suggesting. still wrap around clouds and moisture streaming in. heading right down from tahoe. north bay looks to be out of the soup there. i will tell you it's really close. you can see that line sending in the cloud cover. maybe a little bit of sun for the north bay today. temperatures really stuck. we're starting in the 50s. we will end up in the 60s. that weak little system there will keep fog going tonight. a little breeze but turning more north westerly as that low finally moves off into nevada. that will turn the wind north westerly. 60s and 70s but very, very low 70s and very, very few. 68 antioch and pittsburgh. berkeley 62. 67 danville. gray day yesterday. looks like a very, very similar pattern today. 67 san jose. cupertino. same for wood side. upper 50s and low 60s on much of the coast. fog will be us on saturday but burning off sooner. it does look a
of jamaica braising for the island of tropical storm sandy is due to reach jamaica this afternoon. the local grocery stores are packed. people are stocking up on food and supplies. emergency officials -- sandy could dump as much as 20 inches of rain in some areas. >>> and sonoma county a group of students are bringing attention to the dangers of distracted driving. seven college and high school students took part in a distracted driving demonstration on the sonoma raceway yesterday. the young drivers got into cars with instructors and were told to change lanes while texting or changing a radio station. many of the drivers say participating showed them just how dangerous distracted driving can be. >> i definitely wasn't able to concentrate on the course. as much as i would if i wasn't texting or talking to instructor. >> this course totally made me realize that it's a huge issue that we should all be aware of. >> the highway patrol helped organize the event and bring awareness and hopefully save lives. >>> our time is 5:56. san jose city council just voted to officially oppose the november ba
the instructions of your state and local officials because they are going to be providing you with the best advice in terms of how to deal with this storm over the coming days. >> reporter: all right. welcoming back out here live, you're taking a look at the atlantic right now. again, churning up there and keep in mind this is just a preview of sandy because we expect the conditions will continue to deteriorate throughout the day, but she'll really make her grand appearance later this evening. again the impact will be huge, pam, we're talking about 50 million people impacted. back to you. >> oh boy, as you keep mentioning it will be huge, thank you renee. >>> we have developing news happening right now in san jose. we'll tell you where firefighters are fighting a big warehouse fire right now. and how hurricane sandy is impacting the presidential race. >> westbound 24 looks good here, driving between walnut creek and oakland. some parts of the commute are foggy. we'll give you the run down coming up. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your ow
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